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The latest suburban scourge is worse than noisy neighbors, poorly-timed streetlights or rush-hour road construction. Dollar stores are spreading like kudzu across Central Florida. Family Dollar. Dollar General. Dollar Tree. They're strangling the...
The corks will pop at 6 p.m. Thursday for Reading Between the Wines, a benefit for the Adult Literacy League, at the Orlando Science Center. Tickets are $75. Call 407-422-1540 or check out adultliteracyleague.org for information. In the meantime, let's...
B&B Junction in Winter Park is one of the latest eateries to jump on the farm-to-table bandwagon and it may be the first burger joint to do so. A blackboard showcases the farms of the moment. On a recent visit beef was sourced from Nine's Mine Ranch...
Tags: Hamburgers, Gruyere, Onions, Foods and Beverages, Interstate 4
It isn't summer yet, but the season has been a lingering presence for singer-songwriter Shadow Pearson for a long time now. Pearson, lead singer for Central Florida music-scene fixture The Actomatics, spent better than a year helping that band craft...
Next week we will introduce the 10 new members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame, which each year honors those who have made significant contributions to how Central Florida eats, drinks and dines. In the meantime, let's dish: Go fish:...
Welcome to Clermont. Give us $158, and have a nice day. Oh, this is a bad idea. Clermont plans to install red-light cameras to snap pictures of scofflaws who zip through intersections against the lights. The city may say its wants red-light...
Once upon a time, society had the decency to keep its nut jobs largely under wraps. We were like a giant Snickers bar. You knew the nuts were in there. But they were tucked safely away between the chocolate and the nougat. The Internet changed all...
From downtown Orlando, a 200-mile market basket takes a wide sweep north toward Gainesville, circles beyond Tampa to the west and Micco to the east and goes as far south as Clewiston. The loop takes in a generous portion of the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic...
It's Halloween and I have treats ready for the small goblins who will stop by. A few years back my stepson dressed as a banana for this occasion. I don't know what the attraction was to dressing as food, but I saw others walking around too. There was a...
Tags: Orlando, Halloween, Salt, Winter Garden
It's 15 days until Thanksgiving. Quiz answers for the day are: Fresh or frozen, trussing for beginners and Aunt Sally's pumpkin pie that woefully lacks pumpkin flavor. I've got the matching questions and more today at my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish....
The intersection of North Lane and Powers Drive is a place where the efforts to build up Pine Hills are real and tangible. The long-crumbling wall around the Breezewood subdivision was finally repaired last year with new concrete blocks, paid for with...
On Sept. 23, 1955, Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam fired up stogies and smooched their wives. About an hour earlier, a Mississippi jury had mulled their fates. The men had stood trial for abducting a 14-year-old black boy. They pounded his face into ground...
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